Victorian Government Sponsorship Policy: Relevant Legislation and Policies

Sections:

Introduction, Application and Definitions
Relevant Legislation and Policies
Principles: Ensuring Probity
Principles: Achieving Efficiency and Effectiveness
Principles: Ensuring Accountability
Principles: Implementing Effective Risk Management

Relevant Legislation and Policies

Sponsorship arrangements must comply with the Standing Directions of the Minister for Finance under the Financial Management Act 1994 (see Direction 3.4.12 relating to financial benefits). In pursuance of the Directions, these guidelines set out principles relating to both financial and non-financial management of sponsorship in more detail.

In accordance with section 16C of the Audit Act 1994, sponsorship arrangements are subject to audit by the Auditor General.

These guidelines are to be read consistent with the Code of Conduct for the Victorian Public Sector.

This policy supports the Victorian Government Purchasing Board (VGPB) procurement policies, although it is noted that VGPB guidelines do not cover sponsorship or sponsorship-funded purchases. In a given situation, agencies must satisfy themselves whether sponsorship or purchasing policies apply.

Other Victorian Government policies relevant to this Policy include:

  • Victorian Government Branding Policy
  • Victorian Government Communication Guidelines
  • Whole of Victorian Government Web Site Guidelines
  • Victorian Government Communication Evaluation Guidelines

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Last updated on Wednesday, 08 May 2013